AuctionsPlus cattle listings declining by 40 p.c final week. to 6352 head.
Outdoors of disrupted Easter and Christmas breaks, this marks the bottom providing since August 2022 when moist situations and the FMD outbreak had important affect on listings.
The smaller providing was met with stronger demand as clearance elevated by 17 proportion factors to 59pc.
Mid weight steers and heifers posted some robust features and have been additionally keenly wanted with larger than common clearance charges, whereas NSM cows and calves additionally recorded rises. Heavy steers and heifers continued to melt.
Steers 200-280kg registered a smaller providing of 629 head and averaged 258c/kg, up 25c/kg or $101 from final week. The clearance price of 79pc was an enchancment over the earlier week’s 64pc. Costs ranged from 152 – 315c.
From Hernani, NSW 83 Angus steers 11-13 months averaging 213kg returned $775 or 314c/kg and can journey to a purchaser in Sunshine Seaside, QLD.
Steers 280-330kg registered a smaller providing of 839 head and averaged 255c – up 27c from final week for a clearance of 84pc. Costs ranged from 192-311c.
From Pirron Yallock, Vic 45 Angus steers 10-12 months averaging 291kg returned $700 or 240c/kg and can journey to a purchaser in Hamilton, Vic.
Steers 330-400kg misplaced one other 4c in worth, averaging 228c, whereas steers +400kg averaged 231c, down 9c.
Heifers 200-280kg registered a smaller providing of 563 head and averaged 184c/kg – up 7c from the earlier week for a clearance of 50pc. Costs ranged from 149-220c. From Springsure, QLD 48 Angus/Brangus heifers 262kg returned $390/head, or 149c and can journey to a purchaser close to Blackall, QLD.
Heifers 280-330kg registered a smaller providing of 632 head and averaged 198c/kg – up 11c from the earlier week for a clearance of 56pc. Costs ranged from 155-235c. From Roma, QLD 208 Angus heifers 11-13 months averaging 307kg and cut up throughout three heaps every returned $630/head, or 205c/kg and can journey to the identical purchaser in Moura, QLD.
PTIC heifers registered a smaller providing of 231 head and averaged $731. From Dorrigo, NSW 20 Angus heifers 14-16 months averaging 356kg returned $600/head and can journey to a purchaser in Nullamanna, NSW.
Costs as at 2pm Friday, 6 October